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AECOM Civil Highway Project Engineer in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Civil Highway Project Engineer to be based in the Greater Philadelphia Area. AECOM has offices in Philadelphia and Conshohocken, PA as well as Newark, DE.

In this role, you will provide technical oversight to teams working on medium to large scale transportation projects in the Greater Pennsylvania Area. A Civil Highway Project Engineer will typically manage the civil/highway team on a given project and as a supporting technical resource.

You will mentor task leaders through the review of their proposed approaches to solve new problems and identified calculation discrepancies, verification that work is performed within the agreed upon budget and schedule, and enforcement of all applicable quality assurance and safety protocols. You will support the AECOM project manager as well as convey staffing and schedule requirements to the AECOM technical department manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional who excels in a collaborative, hybrid work environment.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical oversight and input on roadway geometry, traffic control, signing, pavement markings, and utility coordination

  • Mentors task leaders to collaboratively develop technical approaches to unique project circumstances and facilitate high-quality work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Coaches task leaders to coordinate civil/highway design efforts with the design of other disciplines

  • Performs quality control review of design calculates and drawings.

  • Prepares technical specifications.

  • Works with project team to develop construction cost estimates.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering plus 6 years of related civil highway project engineering experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Demonstrated experience with roadway geometry, traffic control, signing, pavement markings, and utility coordination

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License

  • Valid Driver's License with good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PennDOT or Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission design experience and familiarity

  • Experience utilizing spreadsheet, word processing and other standard office software

  • OpenRoads and/or Civil3D software familiarity

  • SignCAD or GuideSign software familiarity

  • Ability and willingness to offer mentorship to various levels of staff

Additional Information

Additional Information

  • All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

  • A flex schedule with hybrid work arrangement is anticipated

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10078061

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid